The Family Under the Bridge
The Family Under the Bridge
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The Family Under the Bridge

Illustrated by Garth Williams
Published by HarperCollins
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The heartwarming and memorable Newbery Honor-winning book about finding family in the unlikeliest places, featuring artwork by beloved illustrator Garth Williams. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It’s a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.Armand, an old man living on the streets of Paris, relishes his solitary life in the beautiful city. He is happy with his carefree existence, begging and doing odd jobs to keep himself warm and fed. With simple pleasures and no cares, what more could he need? Then one day just before Christmas, Armand returns to his favorite spot beneath the bridge to find three cold and hungry children. Although he has no interest in children, Armand soon finds himself caring for the small family. It does not take Armand very long to realize that he must do whatever it takes to get them a real home. Children will treasure this warm and funny adventure of family, freedom, and Santa Claus. The book includes illustrations by Garth Williams, the acclaimed illustrator of E. B. White’s Charlotte’s Web and Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series.–School Library Journal

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780064402507
    Publication Date
    November 12, 2019
    Page Count
    112
    Words Per Page
    155
    Audience
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    58005292
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    55619996
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0064402509
    Lexile® Level
    680L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~P
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.7
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    3
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    467
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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